Hair politics

 
Several state and private schools have bans on dreadlocks, Afros and braids
Several state and private schools have bans on dreadlocks, Afros and braids
A ban on learners sporting Afros, dreadlocks and braids is still in place at several state and private schools despite a fierce storm erupting on...
Parktown Girls High amends hair policy following racism claims at Pretoria school
Parktown Girls High amends hair policy following racism claims at Pretoria school
Parktown High School for Girls has amended its hair policy, as the issue gains traction throughout schools in the country.
Warfare and difficult hair days
Warfare and difficult hair days
Getting my hair done has become a ritual of sorts. It happens about every four to six weeks. I wake up early on a Saturday morning and hurry to the...
Face the fro and say hello, gorgeous
Face the fro and say hello, gorgeous
The time has come to speak plainly about the Jewfro. A Google search reveals a disturbing fact about the recent surge of appreciation for this...
To wax lyrical for a lad – or not
To wax lyrical for a lad – or not
Over the past few years I have come to feel content with the hairs on my legs. They are not especially long or thick or dark but if you look directly...
[Video]Four women and their hair diaries
[Video]Four women and their hair diaries
Ahead of #MGFridayBody, an edition on body politics, we tackled beauty standards by challenging women to grow their body hair. Here are their diaries.

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